Tag Archives: Islamophobia

Nagging questions about those global ‘movie protests’

The protests are continuing to spread around the world, ostensibly over not an anti-Muslim movie, but the trailer for an anti-Muslim movie, that it’s not even clear very many people actually saw. That’s just one thing about this whole episode … Continue reading

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Rick Scott campaign admission: ‘Ground Zero mosque’ outcry is all about winning elections

In case you missed this nugget from today’s Orlando Sentinel, and in keeping with Ken Mehlman’s stunning admission … no, not that he’s gay. Like, everybody knew that, dude … no, the admission that he participated with Karl Rove in … Continue reading

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Park 51 fight feeding Bin Ladenism, extremists

The increasingly ugly battle over a proposed Islamic center in downtown Manhattan is feeding anti-American extremism in the Muslim world, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.  

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Thank you, Ron Paul **UPDATE**

And so it’s left to Ron Paul to be the voice of reason. Add the Texas congressman  to the very short list of politicians (Democrats included) taking an adult, American position on the Islamic community center (along with Michael Bloomberg and … Continue reading

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Beck praised ‘Ground Zero’ imam in 2006, Hughes worked with him

The right’s hypocrisy on the Park 51 project, and the imam behind it, got a bit more exposure today, courtesy of Media Matters … and archival video.

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The essential Frank Rich: Park 51 opponents’ many hypocrises

They oppose the Park 51 project misnamed the “Ground Zero mosque,” but didn’t when it was proposed last December … they support the war in Afghanistan, where American troops are fighting and dying for the same Muslims they’re calling “Nazis” … Continue reading

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Today’s Herald column: ‘mosque fever running high’

I’ve already gotten more emails on this one than usual for before 9 a.m. The topic: you guessed it — the Cordoba House controversy. The open: With the stakes running high in political races nationwide — and the fate of … Continue reading

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(Video) Jon Stewart (and John Oliver) vs. the ‘Mosquerade’

Killer points: “yes we can, but maybe we shouldn’t…” and “you could build a Catholic Church near a children’s playground, but should you?” Watch: The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c Mosque-Erade www.thedailyshow.com Daily Show … Continue reading

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(Video) What state does Rick Scott want to be governor of?

If you know a man by his obsessions, Rick Scott’s fixation on an Arizona-style immigration law, and now a mosque in New York City, certainly make you wonder where is actual political ambitions lie. While you watch his latest ad, … Continue reading

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Newt Gingrich compares Ground Zero mosque to ‘Nazi sign next to Holocaust museum’

And that is not a typo. Newt’s quote: The folks who want to build this mosque, who are really radical Islamists, who want to triumphfully (sic) prove they can build a mosque next to a place where 3,000 Americans were … Continue reading

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